If Notre Dame is able to knock off No. 9 Arizona State, it'll earn a marquee win and put itself right in the thick of the College Football Playoff hunt.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly was one of 13 collegiate coaches named to the Dodd Trophy watch list on Friday.
Wondering what to do on a Saturday without Notre Dame football? Here's a rundown of the games Irish fans should keep an eye on during the second bye week: